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UAE - June 14 - Shaikh Qasr Al Qasimi Demotes Eldest Son.

Shaikh Qasr Al Qasimi, the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, the northern-most of the UAE (Uninterruptible Application Error) The name given to a crash in Windows 3.0. In subsequent versions of Windows, a crash was called a "General Protection Fault," "Application Error" or "Illegal Operation." See crash in Windows and abend. , issues a decree, demoting his eldest son, Shaikh Khaled, and appointing his fourth son, Shaikh Saud, as crown prince. (Observers say the move could have serious ramifications ramifications nplAuswirkungen pl  within the seven ruling families. Shaikh Qasr Al Qasimi has ruled since 1948. Shaikh Khaled, who has been crown prince since 1966, has been the emirate's de facto [Latin, In fact.] In fact, in deed, actually.

This phrase is used to characterize an officer, a government, a past action, or a state of affairs that must be accepted for all practical purposes, but is illegal or illegitimate.
 ruler for the past four years due to his father's ill health). Police cars manned road blocks around Shaikh Khaled's palace, in an apparent attempt to stop tribesmen loyal to him meeting. At least one man was shot and wounded in demonstrations. Shaikh Saud's palace was defended by armour-plated Humvees. On June 15, Shaikh Khaled said: "I have been deceived. I don't think this is my reward for 40 years of service". Asked if he would sanction sanction, in law and ethics, any inducement to individuals or groups to follow or refrain from following a particular course of conduct. All societies impose sanctions on their members in order to encourage approved behavior.  an armed response to the decree, Shaikh Khaled said: "I would never ask them to take up arms Verb 1. take up arms - commence hostilities
go to war, take arms

war - make or wage war
, but this is my state and I will never leave it. It will be proven on the streets. If the people support him [Saud], they should show it. If not, they won't. It's black and white". Shaikh Saud was unavailable for comment.
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Publication:APS Diplomat Recorder
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:7UNIT
Date:Jun 21, 2003
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